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    Coast Guard Medevacs Man, 27, From Fishing Boat off Virginia Coast

    PORTSMOUTH, VA, UNITED STATES

    05.17.2014

    Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert 

    U.S. Coast Guard District 5

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old crewmember Saturday from a fishing boat approximately 40 miles east of Chincoteague.

    The master of the fishing boat Kirsten Lee contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders at 11:15 a.m. Saturday stating a crewmember was suffering from chest pain and needed medical attention.

    Sector watchstanders launched a crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, to assist.

    The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 1:40 p.m. hoisted the man and took him Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland.

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    Date Taken: 05.17.2014
    Date Posted: 05.17.2014 21:00
    Category: B-Roll
    Video ID: 337653
    VIRIN: 140517-G-ZV557-208
    Filename: DOD_101657922
    Length: 00:03:05
    Location: PORTSMOUTH, VA, US 

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